If you want to eat more vegetables and less meat, but don't want to give up meat altogether, there's an alternative.
Girls whose moms were overweight or had high blood sugar during pregnancy may be more likely to enter puberty early, a large new study suggests.
Drugs designed to trigger a patient's immune system may help boost survival for those battling lung cancer, two new studies found.
Women who survive a heart attack are less likely than men to receive cholesterol-lowering statin drugs that can reduce the risk of another heart attack or stroke, a new study finds.
People with chronic back pain often try painkillers and other treatments without success. Now, a new study suggests a program of education and exercise may provide relief.
Singapore's teens are the world's best on an international test of academic performance, but they pay for it with their sleep.
While only 5 percent to 10 percent of cancers are caused by an inherited gene mutation, genetic testing may benefit people with a strong history of family cancer, an expert in genetics suggests.
Bringing high blood pressure under control can reduce older black Americans' risk of dementia, a new study finds.
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Twitter is the latest outfit to offer a way to see the eclipse should you be unable to make it to the path of totality, or if clouds get in the way.
Why it matters to you: Facebook's new social discovery tool is the closest the platform has ever come to offering something that resembles a dating service.
In the near future, catching some sun might do more than get you a tan and some vitamin D. Researchers at the University of Bern in Switzerland have shown that solar cells placed under the skin can generate enough energy year-round to power a typical pacemaker.
Facebook's new transparency report highlights that not only are government requests up, but 60 percent of them also come with a gag order, preventing Facebook from notifying users that their data is being requested.
The more time young adults spend using popular social media, the greater the link to depression, new research suggests.
Young adults who spend too much time on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram may pay the price in poor sleep, new research suggests.
In the first half of 2016, Facebook will become a factor in how Nielsen gauges a TV show's ratings, with Instagram following at some point in the future.